Ranchi, March 22: Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu on Wednesday said that literacy rate of women in Sahibganj is just 28 per cent and steps should be taken to improve the current situation.
Addressing the students of Kathikunda Kasturba Gandhi and Tribal School, Aadro, Murmu said, parents should take initiative and educate their girl child as tribal girls have immense potential and they should explore it. She said that the school should be upgraded to std. 8 from current std. 6.
While visiting Kathikunda Kasturba Gandhi School, the governor said that we should not discriminate between son and daughter. She said that 64% women literacy in Dumka is a matter of pride and it should be increased and in today’s era girls should be multitalented. She further said that the nation needs them (girls).
Governor asked the youth to refrain from alcohol drinking and said that one should motivate others also not to drink. Murmu also visited Kathikunda hospital and asked doctors to perform their duty religiously and cure the patients.